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Sample our Free nursing continuing education course (top)
 
Understanding Cholesterol & Triglycerides
1 contact hour(s)
This CE course is available for free until 4/30/2015.

The purpose of this free one contact hour course is to provide nurses with an overview of cholesterol and triglyceride management to lower the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). Learners will also have the opportunity to complete a free, HIPAA-compliant and confidential health risk assessment (HRA) to obtain a detailed personalized report of your cardiovascular health risks!

To complete a FREE brief HRA, please click here.
 
Weighing the Risks: Danger of Obesity
2 contact hour(s)
This CE course is available for free until 4/30/2015.

The purpose of this two contact hour course for nurses is to provide insight into the chronic health risks of overweight and obesity, and to offer guidelines for use in educating patients on the importance of weight control as part of a healthy lifestyle.

To complete a FREE brief HRA, please click here.
 
CNA-Specific Courses (top)
 
2014 Workplace Safety & Patient Care Standards for Nursing Support Personnel
10 contact hour(s) for $100.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is intended for Certified Nursing Assistants/ Nursing Support Personnel only. There is a separate course for Registered Nurses & Licensed Practical Nurses.

The 2014 Workplace Safety and Patient Care Standards for Nursing Support Personnel covers relevant issues related to patient safety and patient care including standards from OSHA and the Joint Commission, HIPAA guidelines and others.
 
Age-Specific Care for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of Age-Specific Care for CNAs is to provide CNAs with information about different age groups, show how to identify needs that are specifically age-appropriate, and how to vary patient care issues with age-specific needs in mind.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Alzheimer's Disease: Awareness for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide awareness about Alzheimer's Disease (AD), its causes, treatments, and outcomes.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
An Introduction To Cultural Awareness For CNAs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
An Introduction to Cultural Awareness for CNAs is a one contact hour continuing education course for nursing assistants that offers insight into ways of learning more about different cultures to improve patient care. This CE course also offers suggestions for successful interactions with patients from varying cultural backgrounds.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
An Overview of Latex Allergies for the CNA
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to introduce CNAs to the subject of latex allergies and who might have them. It also discusses how to safely care for the latex allergic patient and how to minimize the chance of developing a latex allergy.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Blood Pressure Management for CNAs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This one contact hour continuing education course for CNAs reviews the causes of high blood pressure and the detrimental effects of hypertension on the body. High blood pressure detection, monitoring and treatment options are also discussed.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Bloodborne Pathogen Precautions for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 2 credit hour course is designed to provide CNAs and other healthcare assistants with factual information about bloodborne pathogens, what they are, and how to prevent exposure. This course also covers actions to take if you are exposed to a bloodborne pathogen.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
CNAs Should Learn and Know: Patients with Pacemakers
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This is a 2 contact hour course to provide CNAs with an overview of pacemakers. If you work with patients with pacemakers, learn how pacemakers work and what to watch for in your patients.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Communication With Cognitively Impaired Clients-For CNAs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Communication with Cognitively Impaired Clients: A Course for CNAs is a 1 credit course designed for CNAs to better understand and work with cognitively impaired patients.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Dealing With Assaultive Behavior: An Overview for CNAs New
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide CNAs with information that will assist them with dealing with aggressive or disruptive patients in the healthcare setting.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Diabetes for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 2 contact hour course for CNAs explores diabetes; how it is diagnosed, the risk factors, current medications and other treatments for the disease.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Domestic Violence for CNAs
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Domestic Violence for CNAs is a three (3) contact hour course that will introduce you to basic concepts about domestic violence and the three key groups that are victims of domestic violence; intimate partner violence, elder abuse and child abuse.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
End-of-Life Care for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
End-of-Life Care for CNAs is a 2 credit course that presents CNAs with information about care of dying patients that can be applied in any practice setting.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Helping Seniors Fight Depression: A Course for CNAs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide a broad overview of depression in the senior population. The course presents the causes of depression, what it looks like, basic facts on current treatment and side effects of treatment.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
HIPAA and Me: An Overview for CNAs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of "HIPAA and Me: An Overview for CNAs" is to present CNAs with information about the HIPAA law and its guidelines. This course will discuss confidentiality and privacy issues that come up in caring for patients.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
HIV for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two (2) contact hour course will explain how the HIV epidemic began and how the disease is spread. It will prepare you when caring for patients with HIV and how to protect yourself from exposure while on the job. This course also includes specific information regarding Florida's requirements for HIV testing and reporting.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Infection Prevention for CNAs
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this self-study course is to improve CNA's knowledge about infection prevention practices.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Medical Record Documentation & Legal Issues for Nursing Assistants (CNAs)
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Medical Record Documentation and Legal Aspects Appropriate to Nursing Assistants is a 2 credit (2 in-service hours) course for CNAs. This course covers issues related to accurate and appropriate documentation and the standards that apply to documentation.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Medication Administration for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to enable the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to safely assist patients in administering medications. Principles of medication safety will be reviewed.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Personal Safety for CNAs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this one (1) contact hour course is to prepare CNAs to protect themselves from injury and violence while on the job.


(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Professionalism for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this two hour CE course is to provide an overview of the professional aspects of the Certified Nursing Assistant's (CNAs) role and to explore the importance of professional grooming, patient and team communication, and ethical behavior in the workplace.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Reducing Medical Errors for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Reducing Medical Errors for CNAs is a 2 credit hour course that outlines the systems approach for medical error reduction. It also provides a brief overview of how a Certified Nursing Assistant can impact the system to improve patient care.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Rehab for CNAs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Rehab for CNAs present basic rehabilitation issues that CNAs that are important to CNAs as they care for patients in various stages of rehabilitation.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Resident Rights for Florida CNAs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Resident Rights for CNAs is a 1 contact hour course for Florida CNAs that discusses the specific rights of residents in long term care facilities.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Restraints and Falls: A Safety Concern for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Restraints and Falls: A Safety Concern for CNAs is a 2 credit course that discusses both the use of restraints and the risk of falls in your patients.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Safe Patient Handling for CNAs New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this two contact hour course for CNAs is to provide an overview of safe patient handling to protect CNAs from physical injury.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Stroke Care for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Stroke Care for CNAs is a 2 credit courses that provides CNAs with an overview of some of the issues of working with stroke patients.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Suicide Prevention/Precautions for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to educate certified nursing assistants (CNAs) about recognizing suicidal tendencies in patients and documenting and reporting these observations thoroughly.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
TB Patient Care Guidelines for CNAs
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide information about tuberculosis (TB) to CNAs. As healthcare providers, CNAs need a working knowledge of TB and the basic concepts related to TB prevention in the United States. The target audience for the course includes CNAs working in all clinical areas, but is especially important for CNAs working in correctional facilities or HIV/AIDS clinics.

(CNA courses are not accredited for RNs, LVNs or LPNs.)
 
Acute Care (top)
 
Understanding Cholesterol & Triglycerides New
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This CE course is available for free until 4/30/2015.

The purpose of this free one contact hour course is to provide nurses with an overview of cholesterol and triglyceride management to lower the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). Learners will also have the opportunity to complete a free, HIPAA-compliant and confidential health risk assessment (HRA) to obtain a detailed personalized report of your cardiovascular health risks!

To complete a FREE brief HRA, please click here.
 
Weighing the Risks: Danger of Obesity New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This CE course is available for free until 4/30/2015.

The purpose of this two contact hour course for nurses is to provide insight into the chronic health risks of overweight and obesity, and to offer guidelines for use in educating patients on the importance of weight control as part of a healthy lifestyle.

To complete a FREE brief HRA, please click here.
 
A Comprehensive Guide to Hepatitis C: Infection, Testing, and Treatment
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide you with a comprehensive overview of HCV, from the basics of the virus to current algorithms for treatment. Increasing your knowledge about HCV will enable you to be an informed provider of care, utilizing evidence-based research.
 
Age-Specific Considerations in Patient Care
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 6/12/14 through 6/12/15.

This interactive online nursing continuing education course provides healthcare professionals with information about different age groups and how to identify needs related to these age groups. Earn two nursing contact hours and discover how patient care issues vary with age specific needs.
 
Blood Administration and Transfusion Reactions
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour nursing education course will provide you with everything you need to know to safely administer blood and blood products.
 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a 2 contact hour nursing CE course that provides an overview of the disease process and current treatment regimens.
 
Conditions of the Prostate: An Introductory Overview
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two (2) contact hour continuing nursing education course will provide healthcare professionals with an overview of conditions affecting prostate health. This course includes discussions about benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatitis, and prostate cancer.
 
DVT: A Life-Threatening Condition
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course on deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is to update nurses on current guidelines for prophylaxis and treatment of DVT and its complications. This course provides continuing education about the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) focused on anticoagulation safety.
 
Ergonomics and Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (SPHM) for Nurses New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this two contact hour course for nurses is to provide an overview of safe patient handling and correct ergonomics to protect nurses from physical injury.
 
Helping Patients Prepare for Kidney Replacement Therapy
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 3 contact hour presentation is offered by RN.com and the American Kidney Foundation, and provides healthcare professionals with the knowledge they need to effectively counsel patients with Stage 4 & 5 kidney disease on various kidney replacement options. Meet five extraordinary patients and explore four therapeutic management options including renal transplantation, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis and medical management of renal disease.
 
Hepatitis B: Pathophysiology, Protection, and Patients
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/8/14 through 7/8/15.

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a functional knowledge of hepatitis B infection (HBV), how it differs from other types of hepatitis viruses, and how to assist in the care of patients diagnosed with chronic HBV.
 
Interpreting ABGs: The Basics
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour continuing education course for nurses provides the novice with basic information about interpreting arterial blood gas results.
 
IV Therapy: Tips, Care, and Complications New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide a brief overview of intravenous (IV) therapy, including care and potential complications.
 
Lab Values: Interpreting Chemistry and Hematology for Adult Patients
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this continuing education module is to provide nurses with the knowledge and skills to recognize changes in common chemistry and complete blood count lab values. Additionally, after completing this module, you will be able to discuss reasons why these common lab values may be either elevated or decreased.
 
Lupus: Deciphering the Clues
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Lupus: Deciphering the Clues offers an insightful look into this complicated illness. This 2 contact hour course, co-provided by the Lupus Foundation of America (www.lupus.org), describes different types of lupus, the symptoms, and up-to-date treatment options.
 
Management Options for Metabolic Syndrome
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide the healthcare professional with an overview of metabolic disease, so that they can educate the public in the prevention of this disease, as well as cardiovascular disease, stroke, and diabetes.
 
Mechanical Ventilation for the Adult
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of Mechanical Ventilation for the Adult is to review the pulmonary system, indications for intubation, intubation, mechanical ventilation, complications, care of the patient on the ventilator, and extubation. It is important for healthcare providers who care for patients requiring mechanical ventilation understand how to properly care for the patient.
 
Orthopedic Trauma: Assessment and Care
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour continuing education course for nurses provides information about the principles of care related to various types of orthopedic trauma. It identifies complications, describes the assessment process, identifies individuals at risk, and identifies barriers to healing.
 
Ostomy Overview: Care of the Patient with an Ostomy
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of Care of the Patient with an Ostomy is to educate the healthcare professional about ostomies and the care of ostomies, as well as review the important role of the wound and ostomy nurse.
 
Postoperative Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to prepare nurses for dealing with the challenges that the bariatric patient may present with during their acute and subsequent hospital admissions.
This course will provide a foundation for the understanding of postoperative gastrointestinal anatomy, assist nurses in assessment and care of the obese patient, and enhance knowledge base for prompt recognition of early and long term postoperative complications associated with the treatment of bariatric surgical patients.
 
Pressure Ulcer Treatments
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 6/27/14 through 6/27/15.

The purpose of Pressure Ulcer Treatments is to briefly review of skin anatomy and physiology and staging of pressure ulcers. State preventative measures of pressure ulcers, general treatment principals, and the goals for wound healing. This course will educate the healthcare provider on the treatments of pressure ulcers with both a discussion of the types of dressings for pressure ulcers as well as alternative treatments for pressure ulcers.
 
Understanding Acute Pancreatitis New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the assessment, diagnosis and management of the patient with acute pancreatitis.
 
What's Your Line: Overview of Fluids, Central Lines & PICCs
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to identify conditions which require fluid therapy and differentiate between infusates. This basic information will allow the reader to understand the significance of central venous access devices (CVADs) and the care and maintenance associated with these devices.
 
Alternative Therapies (top)
 
Complementary & Alternative Medicine Part I
6 contact hour(s) for $60.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this six hour presentation on complementary and alternative medical practices is to provide the healthcare professional with a high level overview of available CAM therapies to promote and maintain optimal wellbeing.
 
Complementary & Alternative Medicine Part II
6 contact hour(s) for $60.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this second six hour presentation on complementary and alternative medical practices is to provide the healthcare professional with a high-level overview of available CAM therapies to promote and maintain optimal wellbeing.
 
Assessment (top)
 
Focused Physical Examination for the Acute Care Setting
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This one contact hour course reviews the process for performing a complete, yet succinct, physical exam for your patients in the acute care setting.
 
RN.Com's Assessment Series: Cardiovascular Anatomy & Physiology
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course presents the basics of Cardiovascular Anatomy & Physiology in a clear and concise manner for the healthcare provider.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Endocrine Anatomy and Physiology
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
A complicated series of events occur within the human body to maintain the homeostasis needed in the endocrine system. This course covers the anatomy and physiology of the organs involved and the hormones that are regulated by them.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Focused Cardiovascular Assessment
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course discusses specific cardiovascular history questions and exam techniques for your adult patient. Physical exam techniques such as inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation are highlighted.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Focused Endocrine Assessment
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Focused Endocrine Assessment is a one contact hour course that describes the various signs and symptoms that might be seen as the healthcare provider conducts an assessment of the endocrine system.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Focused Gastrointestinal Assessment
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This GI Assessment course reviews the necessary components of a comprehensive GI exam. Earn a nursing continuing education credit and learn how to obtain a comprehensive gastrointestinal history and complete a GI examination on your adult patient. Physical exam techniques such as inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation are highlighted. Throughout the course, you will learn how deviations in your assessment findings could indicate potential gastrointestinal problems.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Focused Neurological Assessment
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course describes a focused assessment of the neurologic system that allows the nurse to pinpoint various areas of the brain or nervous system that may be dysfunctional.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Focused Pulmonary Assessment
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Focused Pulmonary Assessment offers the healthcare provider an overview of basic pulmonary assessment including normal and abnormal findings.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Focused Renal and Urinary Assessment
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 1 contact hour course discusses specific renal and urinary history questions and exam techniques for your adult patient. Throughout the course, you will learn how alterations in your renal and urinary assessment findings could indicate potential renal or urinary problems.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course reviews the anatomy and physiology of the GI track and its accessory organs.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Hematological Anatomy, Physiology and Assessment
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The focus of this hematological anatomy, physiology, and assessment course is to teach you about the structures and functions of the hematological system and its associated assessment. The components of our blood act to regulate oxygen carrying capacity to our cells, prevent blood loss, and play a key role in immunity.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Neurological Anatomy and Physiology
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This Neurological A & P course is designed to teach nurses and other healthcare professionals about the structures and functions of the central and peripheral nervous systems.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Overview of Nursing Health Assessment
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course overviews the physical assessment and health history process.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The focus of this pulmonary anatomy and physiology course is to teach healthcare professionals about the structures and functions of the respiratory system.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Renal and Urinary Anatomy and Physiology
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This renal and urinary anatomy and physiology course teaches healthcare professionals about the structures and functions of the renal and urinary system.
 
RN.com's Assessment Series: Skin Anatomy, Physiology, and Assessment
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Assessing of the skin is an important part of the process of evaluating your patient. Understanding the anatomy and physiology of the skin, and what to look for in an assessment, will streamline this process for you.
 
Bioterrorism (top)
 
Bioterrorism for Nevada Nurses
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 4 contact hour course discusses bioterrorism as a national security issue. For the purposes of this course, bioterrorism will include more than just biological agents. Discussion will include biological, chemical, radiological, and nuclear weapons. Although this course is designed to meet the Nevada state requirements, healthcare workers outside of Nevada may also find it useful.
 
Overview of Bioterrorism
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Overview of Bioterrorism is a 2 contact hour nursing CE course that reviews the risks of bioterrorism, common agents, basic treatments and systems in place across the country to manage a possible bioterrorism attack.
 
Case Management (CCMC Preapproved) (top)
 
A Nurse's Guide to Child Abuse
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 9/17/13 through 9/17/14.

The purpose of this course is to provide information about child maltreatment, abuse and neglect.
 
Advocating for Yourself and Your Patients: Part 1
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 5 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/06/13 through 11/06/14.

This 5 contact hour course provides the learner with the opportunity to practice advocacy and appropriate assertiveness through the use of case studies and follow up information.
 
Advocating for Yourself and Your Patients: Part 2
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 4 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/06/13 through 11/06/14.

This course demonstrates strategies and techniques that you can use to advocate more successfully for yourself and your patient.
 
Age-Specific Considerations in Patient Care
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 6/12/14 through 6/12/15.

This interactive online nursing continuing education course provides healthcare professionals with information about different age groups and how to identify needs related to these age groups. Earn two nursing contact hours and discover how patient care issues vary with age specific needs.
 
An Overview of HIPAA for Healthcare Professionals
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/23/14 through 7/23/15.

HIPAA administrative simplification became a reality in April of 2003. This online nursing education course offers an overview of HIPAA and how you might see changes related to it in your facility.
 
Bringing Evidence-Based Practice to Life
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/7/13 through 8/7/14.

Evidence-Based Practice is the wave of the future for nursing and all healthcare professionals. No longer can we rely on the way it was done in the past, we are being challenged to find facts to show that we are providing care in the best way possible. This two contact hour nursing continuing education course introduces the concept, and offers different ways to gain and evaluate evidence-based practice, as well as providing examples to help you operationalize it.
 
Caring for Patients with Mental Health Disorders
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/23/14 through 7/23/15.


This course provides nurses and other healthcare providers with guidelines to assist in the identification and care of patients with co-occurring mental and physical health disorders in the acute care setting. The course will meet this goal by providing strategies to identify potential mental health issues, improve communication, identify safety concerns and improve outcomes for this vulnerable patient population.
 
Cultural Competence
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/15/13 through 8/15/14.

This continuing education course will provide healthcare professionals with information about cultural competence and how it applies in their practice settings.
 
Elder Abuse
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/17/14 through 1/17/15.

This 2 contact hour course will assist nurses and other healthcare providers in understanding elder abuse, identify signs of abuse or situations that place an elder at risk, and to be able to confidently report abuse that they identify among elderly patients or clients.
 
Focus on Advance Directives
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 9/18/13 through 9/18/14.

This three hour nursing continuing education (CE) course provides an overview of the different types of advance directives that you may see in the course of caring for your patients. It describes not only the types of directives, but when they are used and common misconceptions related to their legality.
 
Hepatitis B: Pathophysiology, Protection, and Patients
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/8/14 through 7/8/15.

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a functional knowledge of hepatitis B infection (HBV), how it differs from other types of hepatitis viruses, and how to assist in the care of patients diagnosed with chronic HBV.
 
High-Alert Medications: Safe Practices
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 5 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/15/13 through 11/15/14.

The purpose of High-Alert Medications: Safe Practices is to identify several high-alert medications that are considered to present the highest risk to patients and recommend ways to improve safety in administering these medications.
 
Hope Against Suicide: A Care Guide for Healthcare Providers
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 5 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/23/2014 through 7/23/2015.

Nurses in all healthcare settings can be involved with potentially suicidal patients. This course focuses on identifying and managing the patient at risk for suicide as well as key interventions to assist in recovery.
 
Infection Prevention for Healthcare Professionals
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/6/13 through 8/6/14.

This self-study presentation provides the healthcare professional with an overview of infection prevention principles so that they can proficiently apply general principles of infection prevention to reduce transmission of pathogens in the acute care setting.
 
Intimate Partner Violence
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/21/13 through 8/21/14.


This 3 contact hour course for nurses and case managers provides an overview of intimate partner violence (IPV), how to screen for IPV in the healthcare setting, and how to provide appropriate nursing interventions. The course includes information about responding to and documenting abuse, making appropriate referrals within the healthcare setting and in the community, and developing an appropriate safety plan. Key components of a physical and mental health assessment for abused women is also included.
This course meets the Florida domestic violence requirement.
 
Managing Assaultive Behavior for Healthcare Professionals
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/23/14 through 7/23/15.

Healthcare professionals will gain insight into managing assaultive behavior (MAB) in this three contact hour nursing education course.
 
Medical Error Reduction A Key to Quality Care
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/05/13 through 11/05/14.

Reducing medical errors of all types is a key initiative in healthcare organizations across the country and around the world. This nursing continuing education course provides an overview of the issues around medical errors, how to identify and analyze errors using root cause analysis, and some of the key initiatives of national quality organizations.
This course meets the Florida requirement for education on medical error reduction, but is applicable to healthcare professionals from any state.
 
Medication Safety: Assuring Safe Outcomes
6 contact hour(s) for $60.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 6 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/19/13 through 11/19/14.

Medication Safety: Assuring Safe Outcomes is a 6 credit nursing continuing education course. This course reviews the National Patient Safety Goals that relate to medication safety as well as other medication safety issues including allergies, IV therapy and medication issues for the elderly patient.
 
Palliative Nursing: Caring for The End Of Life Patient
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 4 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/9/13 through 8/9/14.

Palliative Nursing: Caring for The End-Of-Life Patient is a 4 contact hour continuing education (CE) course for palliative healthcare professionals. The course provides a palliative care perspective to managing common end-of-life symptoms, and includes physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual dimensions of care. This offering also provides realistic patient situations to challenge the learner's critical thinking skills.
This course partially meets the Oregon State Board of Nursing requirement for pain management.
 
Patient Falls: Zero Tolerance
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 3/14/14 through 3/14/15.

Prevention of falls is a key safety issue in all healthcare organizations. Patient Falls: Zero Tolerance reviews current information and standards regarding the prevention of patient falls.
 
Personality Disorders: Identification, Assessment, and Interventions
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/25/14 through 1/25/15.

The purpose of this course is to examine the types of personality disorders that can occur. This course will review criteria for assessment and diagnosis, current treatment, and nursing interventions for individuals with a personality disorder.†
 
Postpartum Depression
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/25/14 through 1/25/15.

Postpartum depression is a 2 contact hour nursing continuing education course. It offers a general overview of the disorder, frequency and treatment modalities.
 
Pressure Ulcer Assessment, Prevention & Management
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/12/13 through 8/12/14.

The purpose of Pressure Ulcer Assessment, Prevention, & Management is to: Provide a brief review of skin anatomy and physiology, educate the RN on measures to accurately assess and stage pressure ulcers in order to drive treatment options, affect reimbursement, and provide benchmark data, and provide guidelines of prevention and tools for early detection in order to optimize and maintain skin integrity.
 
Pressure Ulcer Treatments
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 6/27/14 through 6/27/15.

The purpose of Pressure Ulcer Treatments is to briefly review of skin anatomy and physiology and staging of pressure ulcers. State preventative measures of pressure ulcers, general treatment principals, and the goals for wound healing. This course will educate the healthcare provider on the treatments of pressure ulcers with both a discussion of the types of dressings for pressure ulcers as well as alternative treatments for pressure ulcers.
 
Professional Communication: Speak Up, Speak Well
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 10/25/13 through 10/25/14.

The purpose of this course is to provide the healthcare professionals with tips and tools to improve oral communication, both with patients and with other health team members.
 
Professional Documentation: Safe, Effective and Legal
6 contact hour(s) for $60.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 6 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 10/25/13 through 10/25/14.

Nursing Documentation is a critical element of high quality patient care. This 6 contact hour nursing continuing education course reviews standards for professional documentation.
 
Social Media Networking for Nurses: What You Should Consider
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/22/14 through 1/22/15.

The purpose of this (2) two contact hour continuing education course for nurses is to raise awareness of the use of social media networking in a professional context, and highlight the advantages and pitfalls of using social media networking as a communication tool.
 
Stress Relief for the Healthcare Professional
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/31/14 through 1/31/15.

This three contact hour course for healthcare professionals provides up-to-date information about stress, the stress response, stress prevention, and stress management. The course presents research and recommendations specific to the healthcare setting and proven techniques to prevent and relieve stress. Healthcare professionals can use the information to manage their own stress more effectively and prevent burnout, and can use the information to assist patients and their families in managing stress more effectively.
 
Substance Abuse: Club Drugs, Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 5/14/14 through 5/14/15.

This 1 contact hour course will provide healthcare workers with information about illegal drugs, drug use, and how drug use can impact patient care.
 
Substance Abuse: Cocaine
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 5/14/14 through 5/14/15.

The purpose of this course is to educate healthcare professionals about cocaine abuse and its effects on the human body.
 
Substance Abuse: Inhalants
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 5/14/14 through 5/14/15.

This one contact hour nursing education course is designed to assist healthcare professionals to identify common products used for inhalant abuse, the associated signs and symptoms of abuse and the treatment that can help prevent serious consequences that can lead to death.
 
The Healthy Pregnancy: An Overview
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 4 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/22/14 through 1/22/15.

This four contact hour nursing continuing education course provides the learner with an overview of the stages of pregnancy and normal developmental changes in the mother and fetus. Earn CE's with this interactive course and refresh your knowledge about the uncomplicated pregnancy.
 
The Road to Recovery: Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/7/13 through 8/7/14.

The purpose of this continuing nursing education course is to provide healthcare professionals with information about stroke rehabilitation. The course provides an overview of the purpose of stroke rehabilitation and the nurses' role in rehabilitating the post-stroke patient.
 
Critical Care/ Emergency Care (top)
 
12 Lead ECGs: Ischemia, Injury, Infarction
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
12 lead ECG interpretation can be a challenge for even the experienced ICU nurse. This 12 lead interpretation course describes a systematic and understandable way to evaluate 12 lead ECGs in order to determine injury, ischemia, or infarction, and the area of the heart affected.
 
Acute Coronary Syndrome
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this three contact hour continuing education course for nurses and APRNs is to provide an in-depth review of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), with an emphasis on unstable angina (USA), Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (NSTEMI) and ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). The pharmacological management of ACS, coronary revascularization options and nursing management of the patient is also covered in this presentation.
 
Chest Tube Management
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour continuing education course for nurses provides healthcare professionals with information about chest tubes; indications for, management of and more!
 
CLABSI: Beyond the Policy and Procedure New
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide evidence-based information about central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI), measures to reduce CLABSI, and preventive strategies which The Joint Commission (TJC) recently published in the monograph, Preventing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections: A Global Challenge, a Global Perspective (TJC, 2012).
 
Forensic Evidence Collection for Nurses
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour continuing education course for nurses provides an introduction to forensic nursing with an emphasis on evidence collection associated with sexual assault.
This course meets the Texas requirement for forensic evidence collection for nurses working in or floating to the emergency department.
 
Foundations of Invasive Hemodynamics
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to inform the healthcare provider about the function, maintenance, and complications associated with the pulmonary artery (PA) catheter, arterial line, and central venous pressure monitoring.
 
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This one contact hour nursing education course explores the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms of and treatment for HIT, heparin induced thrombocytopenia.
 
Increased Intracranial Pressure and Monitoring
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two hour nursing CE course explores the pathophysiology, monitoring and treatment of increased intracranial pressure. This interactive nursing continuing education course will teach you more about ICP monitoring devices and treatments for ICH.
 
Interpreting AV (Heart) Blocks: Breaking Down the Mystery
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Interpretation of AV blocks (also called heart blocks) is often the most challenging part of ECG interpretation. This course focuses on a succinct method to interpret blocks successfully, and how to distinguish one type of block from another. Practice strips are included at the end of the course.
 
Lethal Arrhythmias: Advanced Rhythm Interpretation
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course overviews the major lethal ventricular arrhythmias, how to identify them, and the most current and successful treatments. Every critical care nurse should be well versed in identifying their patient's risk factors as well as recognizing the potential for lethal arrhythmias.
 
Pacemakers: Catch the Beat New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide nurses with an overview of pacemakers and the interpretation of pacer rhythms.
 
Telemetry Interpretation
8 contact hour(s) for $80.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Formerly titled "ECG Interpretation: Learning the Basics." This interactive, eight contact hour nursing continuing education course covers the basic rhythms that are seen in many patient care situations. The focus of Telemetry Interpretation is on diagnosing rhythm disturbances in monitored settings, and this nursing CE course will give you the confidence to read and interpret strips with ease!
 
Understanding Heart Failure
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Heart failure is a chronic condition affecting millions of people today. Early diagnosis and treatment can help people who have heart failure live longer, more active lives. This three contact hour continuing education course for healthcare professionals explores the causes, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of heart failure.
 
Understanding Intra-Abdominal Pressures
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This one contact hour continuing education course for nurses and other healthcare professionals provides an overview of the signs and symptoms of the intra-abdominal hypertension that can lead to abdominal compartment syndrome, and explains the rationale for trending intra-abdominal pressures.
 
Update on Tracheostomy Care
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of Update on Tracheostomy Care is to present an overview of the nursing care of patients who have tracheostomies. This course will also review general guidelines for suctioning and suggest preventive strategies that will lower the risk of complications due to the presence of a tracheostomy tube.
 
Critical Thinking (top)
 
Critical Thinking: IV Calculations
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Critical Thinking: IV Calculations is a three contact hour course that provides information about calculating IV medication dosages related to conversions between different measurement systems.
 
Critical Thinking: Mastering The Art of Floating
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Provides guidelines for addressing the challenges of floating including ways to protect yourself from legal liability and how to handle a patient assignment with unfamiliar procedures.
 
Critical Thinking: Nursing Calculations Part 1
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Calculations are critical to nurses in every phase of care. Although we tend to rely on machines, the pharmacist, and others, it is the nurse's role to be certain the patients receive the proper dose of medication ordered. This first course in a series of two, re-introduces basic concepts that are necessary for proper calculation of dosages.
 
Critical Thinking: Nursing Calculations Part 2
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Part 2 of our 2 part series on nursing calculations concentrates on calculating medication dosages. It reviews conversions and offers tried and true methods to successfully calculate dosages.
 
Critical Thinking: Working Effectively with LPNs and Nursing Assistive Personnel
6 contact hour(s) for $60.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This nursing CE course creates a "toolbox" of strategies and approaches to understanding the LPN and nursing assistant roles and working with these healthcare workers effectively in the delivery of bedside care.
 
Critical Thinking: Working Smarter
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 2 contact hour nursing continuing education course reviews critical thinking skills that are useful to the nursing professional in practice, and provides critical thinking scenarios to practice integrating knowledge, critical reflection and judgment to manage everyday scenarios and strengthen critical thinking skills.
 
Diabetes (top)
 
Diabetes: Overview, Diagnosis, and Management for Healthcare Professionals
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course on diabetes is to educate healthcare professionals on the symptoms, course, and management of diabetes. The course contains useful information on vulnerable population groups and treatment options.
 
Management of Type 2 Diabetes and the Role of the Certified Diabetic Educator New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this two contact hour course is to provide the health care professional with the latest research and evidence based practice when it comes to treating our diabetic population. This course will review the current management principles, treatment, and glucose monitoring for patients with type 2 diabetes. The purpose of this paper is also to review the role of the diabetic educator.
 
Domestic Violence (top)
 
A Nurse's Guide to Child Abuse
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 9/17/13 through 9/17/14.

The purpose of this course is to provide information about child maltreatment, abuse and neglect.
 
Abusive Head Trauma: A New Name for Shaken Baby Syndrome
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Abusive head trauma, formerly known as Shaken Baby Syndrome, is abuse to the head as a result of violent injury. This two contact hour nursing continuing education course gives healthcare professionals an overview of the predisposing factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of abusive head trauma, and outlines methods to assist the healthcare professional in recognizing and preventing this type of abuse.
 
Elder Abuse
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/17/14 through 1/17/15.

This 2 contact hour course will assist nurses and other healthcare providers in understanding elder abuse, identify signs of abuse or situations that place an elder at risk, and to be able to confidently report abuse that they identify among elderly patients or clients.
 
Intimate Partner Violence
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/21/13 through 8/21/14.


This 3 contact hour course for nurses and case managers provides an overview of intimate partner violence (IPV), how to screen for IPV in the healthcare setting, and how to provide appropriate nursing interventions. The course includes information about responding to and documenting abuse, making appropriate referrals within the healthcare setting and in the community, and developing an appropriate safety plan. Key components of a physical and mental health assessment for abused women is also included.
This course meets the Florida domestic violence requirement.
 
Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour continuing education course for healthcare professionals is designed to educate healthcare professionals about their role and responsibilities as mandatory reporters of dependent adult abuse, as required by the state of Iowa Code. Dependent adult abuse is defined and the role of the mandatory reporter explored in detail.
This course meets the Iowa dependent adult abuse requirement.
 
Iowa: Child Abuse
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course, approved by the Abuse Education Review Panel of the State of Iowa, offers information about child abuse in general, and specifics related to Iowa.
This course meets the Iowa child abuse requirement.
 
Kentucky Domestic Violence
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 3 credit course meets the Kentucky Nursing requirement for education about domestic violence. The course reviews child abuse, spouse/intimate partner abuse, elder abuse and abuse of other adults unable to care for themselves.
 
New York Child Abuse and Maltreatment
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 3 contact hour nursing education course about child abuse meets the state of New York coursework requirement regarding the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment.

Unlike other RN.com courses, the NY Child Abuse and Maltreatment course requires an additional step to complete. After passing the online post-test, you must print the NY Child Abuse Completion Form (located on the first page of the course material) and FAX or mail the form to RN.com.
 
Electronic Health Records (top)
 
Electronic Health Records: An Introductory Course New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This introductory course will give you an overview of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and the systems which are used to manage them. The course is designed for nurses who are already familiar with nursing terms and concepts.
 
Gerontology (top)
 
Alzheimerís Disease: An In-Depth Review New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this two contact hour CE course for healthcare professionals is to provide an overview of Alzheimerís disease (AD), its causes, diagnosis, latest management guidelines and therapeutic interventions.
 
Palliative Nursing: Caring for The End Of Life Patient
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 4 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/9/13 through 8/9/14.

Palliative Nursing: Caring for The End-Of-Life Patient is a 4 contact hour continuing education (CE) course for palliative healthcare professionals. The course provides a palliative care perspective to managing common end-of-life symptoms, and includes physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual dimensions of care. This offering also provides realistic patient situations to challenge the learner's critical thinking skills.
This course partially meets the Oregon State Board of Nursing requirement for pain management.
 
The Road to Recovery: Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/7/13 through 8/7/14.

The purpose of this continuing nursing education course is to provide healthcare professionals with information about stroke rehabilitation. The course provides an overview of the purpose of stroke rehabilitation and the nurses' role in rehabilitating the post-stroke patient.
 
Health Care Reform (top)
 
Core Measures: The Nurse's Role
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 3 contact hour CE course will provide information about Core Measures and define the role of the nurse in improving the healthcare organizationís performance on Core Measures.

Note! This course is part of an RN.com Health Care Reform Certificate Program, entitled: Improving Care & Managing Cost: A Nurseís Guide To Health Care Reform. This course can be taken individually for CE credit, or it can be taken together with the other 6 modules in this category to obtain a Certificate of Completion for the Health Care Reform Program. The certificate will display in your Education Planner after all 7 modules have been completed.
 
HACs and Never Events/SREs: Two Important Safety Initiatives
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This one contact hour CE course offers the healthcare professional an overview of the roles that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Quality Forum (NQF) play in promoting quality healthcare and optimal patient outcomes. This course also reviews examples of Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC) and Serious Reportable Events (SRE); and explores the nurseís role in preventing these scenarios.

Note! This course is part of an RN.com Health Care Reform Certificate Program, entitled: Improving Care & Managing Cost: A Nurseís Guide To Health Care Reform. This course can be taken individually for CE credit, or it can be taken together with the other 6 modules in this category to obtain a Certificate of Completion for the Health Care Reform Program. The certificate will display in your Education Planner after all 7 modules have been completed.
 
Interprofessional Collaboration (IPC)
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this one contact hour continuing education course for nurses is to present information about interprofessional collaboration and its significance in the healthcare setting, and to define the role of the nurse in improving interprofessional collaboration in the healthcare setting.

Note! This course is part of an RN.com Health Care Reform Certificate Program, entitled: Improving Care & Managing Cost: A Nurseís Guide To Health Care Reform. This course can be taken individually for CE credit, or it can be taken together with the other 6 modules in this category to obtain a Certificate of Completion for the Health Care Reform Program. The certificate will display in your Education Planner after all 7 modules have been completed.
 
The Future of Nursing Report: The Role of the Nurse in Transforming Healthcare
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of The Future of Nursing Report: The Role of the Nurse in Transforming Healthcare is to equip the nurse with knowledge about this historic report and its significance in shaping the future of healthcare and nursing.

Note! This course is part of an RN.com Health Care Reform Certificate Program, entitled: Improving Care & Managing Cost: A Nurseís Guide To Health Care Reform. This course can be taken individually for CE credit, or it can be taken together with the other 6 modules in this category to obtain a Certificate of Completion for the Health Care Reform Program. The certificate will display in your Education Planner after all 7 modules have been completed.
 
The Joint Commission: Focus on Safety
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 2 contact hour course will present information about the role that The Joint Commission (TJC) plays in promoting healthcare quality and optimal patient outcomes and Identify nursing responsibilities and opportunities in relation to The Joint Commission (TJC) safety initiatives. It will also present examples of successful safety initiatives that address The Joint Commission (TJC) safety programs.

Note! This course is part of an RN.com Health Care Reform Certificate Program, entitled: Improving Care & Managing Cost: A Nurseís Guide To Health Care Reform. This course can be taken individually for CE credit, or it can be taken together with the other 6 modules in this category to obtain a Certificate of Completion for the Health Care Reform Program. The certificate will display in your Education Planner after all 7 modules have been completed.
 
The Role of the Staff Nurse in Patient Satisfaction and HCAHPS
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of The Role of the Staff Nurse in Patient Satisfaction and HCAHPS is to provide staff nurses with knowledge and strategies that support a positive experience for their patients.

Note! This course is part of an RN.com Health Care Reform Certificate Program, entitled: Improving Care & Managing Cost: A Nurseís Guide To Health Care Reform. This course can be taken individually for CE credit, or it can be taken together with the other 6 modules in this category to obtain a Certificate of Completion for the Health Care Reform Program. The certificate will display in your Education Planner after all 7 modules have been completed.
 
Value Based Purchasing: Improving Healthcare Outcomes Using the Right Incentives
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to educate nursing professionals about the progression of value based purchasing (VBP) over the near term and how VBP is influenced by nursing care and actions.

Note! This course is part of an RN.com Health Care Reform Certificate Program, entitled: Improving Care & Managing Cost: A Nurseís Guide To Health Care Reform. This course can be taken individually for CE credit, or it can be taken together with the other 6 modules in this category to obtain a Certificate of Completion for the Health Care Reform Program. The certificate will display in your Education Planner after all 7 modules have been completed.
 
Infectious Disease (top)
 
A Comprehensive Guide to Hepatitis C: Infection, Testing, and Treatment
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide you with a comprehensive overview of HCV, from the basics of the virus to current algorithms for treatment. Increasing your knowledge about HCV will enable you to be an informed provider of care, utilizing evidence-based research.
 
Hepatitis B: Pathophysiology, Protection, and Patients
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/8/14 through 7/8/15.

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a functional knowledge of hepatitis B infection (HBV), how it differs from other types of hepatitis viruses, and how to assist in the care of patients diagnosed with chronic HBV.
 
HIV and AIDS: An Overview
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide a brief overview of HIV and AIDS, the current state of the epidemic, and how HIV is transmitted, diagnosed and managed. The protection of healthcare workers against HIV infection is also reviewed.
This course meets the HIV and AIDS requirements for the Florida Board of Nursing, but also contains general information relevant to healthcare professionals in other states and professions.
 
HIV and AIDS: Testing and Reporting Guidelines
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide a brief overview of HIV and AIDS, the current state of the epidemic, and how some specific state testing and reporting requirements may be implemented. This course provides a general overview of several state's testing and reporting guidelines, but is not specifically approved by any state boards of nursing. To access a state approved HIV & AIDS course, please refer to RN.com's course list and select a course under "State Required Courses".
 
Infection Prevention for Healthcare Professionals
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/6/13 through 8/6/14.

This self-study presentation provides the healthcare professional with an overview of infection prevention principles so that they can proficiently apply general principles of infection prevention to reduce transmission of pathogens in the acute care setting.
 
Kentucky HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Kentucky HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview is a 3 credit nursing continuing education course that meets the Kentucky nursing state requirements for HIV education. This course provides an up-to-date overview of the AIDS epidemic, current standards in managing HIV, complications and other healthcare related issues.
 
New York Infection Prevention for Healthcare Professionals
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This three contact hour nursing education course meets the requirements set out by the New York State Department of Health and NY Department of Education, and covers the 6 elements of infection prevention for healthcare professionals in acute care facilities.
 
Pneumonia: Emerging Trends in Diagnosis & Care
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Pneumonia: Emerging Trends in Diagnosis & Care is a 2 contact hour nursing continuing education course. This course provides an overview of the current state of managing patients with pneumonia.
 
Staph Infections: Spotlight on MRSA
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour nursing continuing education course offers the healthcare professional an overview of staph infections, focusing on Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. This course discusses the transmission, signs and symptoms, and management of MRSA as a multi-drug resistant organism (MDRO).
 
Legal Aspects of Nursing/Risk Management (top)
 
2014 Workplace Safety & Patient Care Standards for Nursing Professionals
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)

Attn: If you are a CNA/MA, return to the course list and select the 2014 Workplace Safety & Patient Care Standards for Nursing Support Personnel.

The 2014 Workplace Safety and Patient Care Standards covers relevant issues related to patient safety and patient care including standards from OSHA and the Joint Commission, HIPAA guidelines and others.
 
An Overview of HIPAA for Healthcare Professionals
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/23/14 through 7/23/15.

HIPAA administrative simplification became a reality in April of 2003. This online nursing education course offers an overview of HIPAA and how you might see changes related to it in your facility.
 
Focus on Advance Directives
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 9/18/13 through 9/18/14.

This three hour nursing continuing education (CE) course provides an overview of the different types of advance directives that you may see in the course of caring for your patients. It describes not only the types of directives, but when they are used and common misconceptions related to their legality.
 
High-Alert Medications: Safe Practices
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 5 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/15/13 through 11/15/14.

The purpose of High-Alert Medications: Safe Practices is to identify several high-alert medications that are considered to present the highest risk to patients and recommend ways to improve safety in administering these medications.
 
Infection Prevention for Healthcare Professionals
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/6/13 through 8/6/14.

This self-study presentation provides the healthcare professional with an overview of infection prevention principles so that they can proficiently apply general principles of infection prevention to reduce transmission of pathogens in the acute care setting.
 
Managing Assaultive Behavior for Healthcare Professionals
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/23/14 through 7/23/15.

Healthcare professionals will gain insight into managing assaultive behavior (MAB) in this three contact hour nursing education course.
 
Medical Error Reduction A Key to Quality Care
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/05/13 through 11/05/14.

Reducing medical errors of all types is a key initiative in healthcare organizations across the country and around the world. This nursing continuing education course provides an overview of the issues around medical errors, how to identify and analyze errors using root cause analysis, and some of the key initiatives of national quality organizations.
This course meets the Florida requirement for education on medical error reduction, but is applicable to healthcare professionals from any state.
 
Never Events: Nurses' Key Role
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This continuing education course for healthcare professionals explains the evolution of Never Events (Serious Reportable Events) and related safety initiatives and identifies nurses' key role in preventing these Events and assuring patient safety.
 
Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics for Texas Nurses
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics for Texas Nurses is to inform nurses about the Texas Nurse Practice Act and Board of Nursing (BON) Rules, including Board Rule 217.11, Standards of Nursing Practice, Texas BON Position Statements, principles of nursing ethics, and professional boundaries. An additional purpose is to satisfy the Texas BON requirement for two contact hours of continuing nursing education on this topic every third license renewal cycle.
 
Nursing Practice in Florida: Laws and Rules
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Nursing Practice in Florida: Laws & Rules is a two contact hour course for nurses practicing in the state of Florida. This course covers selected aspects of the laws and rules that govern nursing practice in Florida. This course meets the Florida Board of Nursingís CE requirement for all nurse licensees to complete a two hour course on the laws and rules that govern the practice of nursing in Florida, beginning with the biennium ending in 2015. The course contains content on Chapters 456 and 464 of the Florida Statutes and the rules in Title 64B9 of the Florida Administrative Code.
 
Ohio Law and Rules
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This activity will provide one (1) contact hour.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.

Approval valid through 5/17/2015. Assigned ONA # 16192.

Note: As of December 2012, Nurses applying for Ohio licensure by endorsement are required to take two (2) hours of continuing education credit on Ohio Law & Rules. This course will not meet this requirement.
 
Ohio Law and Rules: Alternative Program for Chemically-Dependent Nurses
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This activity will provide two (2.0) Category A contact hours.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.

Approval valid through 11/20/2015. Assigned ONA #16468.

Note: As of December 2012, Nurses applying for Ohio licensure by endorsement are required to take two (2) hours of continuing education credit on Ohio Law & Rules. This course will meet this requirement.
 
Patient Falls: Zero Tolerance
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 3/14/14 through 3/14/15.

Prevention of falls is a key safety issue in all healthcare organizations. Patient Falls: Zero Tolerance reviews current information and standards regarding the prevention of patient falls.
 
Pressure Ulcer Assessment, Prevention & Management
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/12/13 through 8/12/14.

The purpose of Pressure Ulcer Assessment, Prevention, & Management is to: Provide a brief review of skin anatomy and physiology, educate the RN on measures to accurately assess and stage pressure ulcers in order to drive treatment options, affect reimbursement, and provide benchmark data, and provide guidelines of prevention and tools for early detection in order to optimize and maintain skin integrity.
 
Professional Communication: Speak Up, Speak Well
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 10/25/13 through 10/25/14.

The purpose of this course is to provide the healthcare professionals with tips and tools to improve oral communication, both with patients and with other health team members.
 
Professional Documentation: Safe, Effective and Legal
6 contact hour(s) for $60.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 6 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 10/25/13 through 10/25/14.

Nursing Documentation is a critical element of high quality patient care. This 6 contact hour nursing continuing education course reviews standards for professional documentation.
 
Restraints: The Last Resort
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Restraints: The Last Resort reviews practices supported by literature that provide healthcare professionals with tools beyond restraints that can be used to keep the patients and the staff safe. Additionally, the course reviews the current Joint Commission standards for restraint use and documentation.
 
Social Media Networking for Nurses: What You Should Consider
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/22/14 through 1/22/15.

The purpose of this (2) two contact hour continuing education course for nurses is to raise awareness of the use of social media networking in a professional context, and highlight the advantages and pitfalls of using social media networking as a communication tool.
 
The Chain of Command Protects Your Patients and You New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this 2 contact hour course is to alert nurses to situations that call for use of the chain of command and present assertive strategies for responding to these situations.
 
Maternal Child/ Women's Health (top)
 
A Nurse's Guide to Managing Common Breastfeeding Challenges
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 2 hour nursing continuing education course provides the nurse with an overview of some of the more common breastfeeding challenges seen in the early postpartum period.
 
Gestational Diabetes: Overview and Management Strategies
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this CE activity is to provide information to the healthcare professional (HCP) about gestational diabetes (GM) and to explore common health concerns related to this disease. The HCP will also be provided with the necessary tools to educate women about the impact of healthy lifestyle modifications on reducing the incidence of GD, and to review available pharmacotherapies with patients.
 
Lactation Review: Breastfeeding Basics New
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to outline the process of breastfeeding initiation and to discuss basic lactation issues commonly dealt with during the early postpartum period.
 
Managing Cardiac Conditions During Labor and Delivery
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour continuing education course for nurses provides an overview of some of the more common cardiac conditions seen during pregnancy and labor, and reviews patient care principles related to the high risk cardiac patient.
 
Placental Anomalies
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour course provides the nurse with an overview of the normal placental structure and function as well as an overview of some of the more commonly seen placental and cord anomalies, so that the nursing management of these anomalies will be more thoroughly understood, and better nursing care can be provided.
 
Postpartum Depression
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/25/14 through 1/25/15.

Postpartum depression is a 2 contact hour nursing continuing education course. It offers a general overview of the disorder, frequency and treatment modalities.
 
Shoulder Dystocia: An Obstetrical Emergency
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this two contact hour continuing education course is to provide nurses with a thorough understanding of shoulder dystocia and the emergency management of this condition. Risk factors, management techniques and potential complications will be explored, as well as the role of each member of the labor and delivery team.
 
The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: What It Means For You and Your Facility New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this two contact hour course is to provide nurses with an understanding of the Baby- Friendly Hospital Initiative and how this initiative can positively affect breastfeeding outcomes.
 
The Healthy Pregnancy: An Overview
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 4 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/22/14 through 1/22/15.

This four contact hour nursing continuing education course provides the learner with an overview of the stages of pregnancy and normal developmental changes in the mother and fetus. Earn CE's with this interactive course and refresh your knowledge about the uncomplicated pregnancy.
 
The Postpartum Period and the Healthy Newborn
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This three (3.0) contact hour course outlines nursing interventions that will facilitate the recovery of the new mother and guidelines for assessing the newbornís transition to extrauterine life.
 
Medication Safety and Administration (top)
 
Administering Medications to Elderly Patients, Pt 1: Physiology of Aging
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This interactive three part series on Medications and the Elderly is a comprehensive nursing continuing education course. Part one offers two contact hours and concentrates on key aspects of physiologic changes that take place in elderly patients. Part one also discusses the impact and management of medication in the elderly.
 
Administering Medications to Elderly Patients, Pt 2: Administering & Monitoring Medication Therapy
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 4 contact hour nursing continuing education course is the second part of a three part series about medications and the elderly. This course focuses on some of the issues of medication therapy, including the administration and monitoring of drugs in the elderly.
 
Administering Medications to Elderly Patients, Pt 3: Discharge Planning
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This is the third part of a three part series about medications and the elderly. In this course, you will explore issues related to patient teaching, polypharmacy, compliance, adherence and social issues that often affect elderly persons and adherence to therapy.
 
Hazards of Heparin
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Hazards of Heparin is a two contact hour continuing educational (CE) activity for nurses. Heparin is a high alert drug and the consequences of heparin errors can be fatal. Thus, it is important that nurses understand safety procedures for administering heparin and monitoring patient responses to this drug. This CE activity provides knowledge needed to meet the National Patient Safety Goal requirement for safeguarding against heparin errors.
 
High-Alert Medications: Safe Practices
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 5 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/15/13 through 11/15/14.

The purpose of High-Alert Medications: Safe Practices is to identify several high-alert medications that are considered to present the highest risk to patients and recommend ways to improve safety in administering these medications.
 
Medical Error Reduction A Key to Quality Care
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/05/13 through 11/05/14.

Reducing medical errors of all types is a key initiative in healthcare organizations across the country and around the world. This nursing continuing education course provides an overview of the issues around medical errors, how to identify and analyze errors using root cause analysis, and some of the key initiatives of national quality organizations.
This course meets the Florida requirement for education on medical error reduction, but is applicable to healthcare professionals from any state.
 
Medication Safety: Assuring Safe Outcomes
6 contact hour(s) for $60.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 6 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/19/13 through 11/19/14.

Medication Safety: Assuring Safe Outcomes is a 6 credit nursing continuing education course. This course reviews the National Patient Safety Goals that relate to medication safety as well as other medication safety issues including allergies, IV therapy and medication issues for the elderly patient.
 
NICU (top)
 
Neonatal Resuscitation: History and Vital Updates
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour nursing continuing education course prepares nurses for upcoming program and practice changes to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) 6th edition. This course includes is a brief review of history of NRP and discussion of current evidence that is incorporated into the NRP program.
 
Neonatal Sepsis: Assessment and Care
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This is a 2 contact hour course. The purpose of this course is to examine the risk of developing sepsis and infections in the neonatal period. This course will review factors that contribute to neonatal sepsis and immune responses that occur.
 
Oncology (top)
 
Breast Cancer Review
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this continuing nursing education course is to provide healthcare professionals with an overview of breast cancer. Advances in the diagnosis and management of the disease today has improved outcomes for breast cancer victims. Education about risk factors and treatment options is an important part of the healthcare professional's role.
 
Oncology 101: When Your Patient Also Has Cancer
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this nursing CE course is to provide an overview of important concepts related to the care of the oncology patient. This will facilitate a deeper understanding of the disease process, which will facilitate the monitoring of potential side effects and allow the healthcare professional to better educate their oncology patients. This course has been awarded two (2) contact hours.
 
Oncology Update: Targeted Cancer Therapies & Patient Management
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Oncology Update: Targeted Therapies & Patient Management is a comprehensive two contact hour continuing education course for nurses and APRNs. This course reviews the most current targeted cancer therapies available, and examines the mechanism of action of targeted cancer therapies, as well as the management and common side-effects of these therapies.
 
OR (top)
 
Fire Safety & Prevention for Surgical Nurses
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide the knowledge and the tools that the perioperative nurse will need to practice effective fire safety in any surgical setting.
 
Malignant Hyperthermia: A Crisis For Your Patient
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Malignant Hyperthermia: A Crisis for Your Patient is a one contact hour continuing education course for nurses. This course educates healthcare providers on issues related to the history, prevention, and management of patients at risk for Malignant Hyperthermia.
 
New Jersey Organ & Tissue Donation
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to educate registered nurses in the fundamental aspects of organ and tissue donation to meet the New Jersey Board of Nursing state requirement for continuing education in organ donation.
 
Postoperative Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to prepare nurses for dealing with the challenges that the bariatric patient may present with during their acute and subsequent hospital admissions.
This course will provide a foundation for the understanding of postoperative gastrointestinal anatomy, assist nurses in assessment and care of the obese patient, and enhance knowledge base for prompt recognition of early and long term postoperative complications associated with the treatment of bariatric surgical patients.
 
Procedural Sedation for Adults
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to review the fundamental concepts associated with the safe administration of procedural sedation and analgesia. This course will review the regulation and oversight of sedation, pre-sedation assessment requirements, safe medication use, complications of sedation, and the monitoring and discharge criteria post-procedural sedation.
 
Pain Management (top)
 
Acute Pain: Evaluation and Management New
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this 3 contact hour CE course is to provide a brief overview of pain, and discuss assessment and management of acute pain conditions.
 
Chronic Pain: Evaluation and Management New
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide a brief review of pain components, and discuss assessment and management of chronic pain conditions.
 
Pain Assessment and Management
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this one contact hour course is to provide nurses with an overview of pain assessment and strategies for managing pain. This course will cover material associated with assessment and management of pain with adult and pediatric patients. Pain in the neonate is outside the scope of this course.
 
Pediatrics (top)
 
Childhood Leukemia and Lymphoma
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide information about childhood leukemia and lymphoma. The course includes information on signs and symptoms of leukemia, how leukemia is diagnosed, childhood cancer statistics, current treatment patterns, long term side effects, and the emotional and psychosocial issues surrounding a childhood cancer diagnosis.
 
Pediatric Asthma
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This interactive, two contact hour continuing education course provides healthcare professionals with an overview of asthma. A brief review of the respiratory system is presented, as well as signs, symptoms, and treatment of asthma. The course also describes the methods used to diagnose asthma, the prevention of asthma, and information about educational measures related to asthma awareness.
 
Pediatric Trauma: Assessment and Management New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of pediatric trauma, including assessment and management.
 
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 1 contact hour nursing education course provides basic information about a very common virus that predominantly affects children: Respiratory Syncytial Virus or RSV.
 
Pharmacology (top)
 
Drug Interactions: Mechanisms and Potential Clinical Outcomes New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 2 contact hour presentation is an intensive review of common drug interactions. Note that this course is a very intensive, pharmacology-oriented course aimed at nurse practitioners. Although RNs are encouraged to take this course, they should note that the course heavily emphasizes pharmacology and is delivered at a very high level.
 
Drug Therapy Management Series Part II: Psychiatric Disorders New
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course aims to improve APRNsí understanding of the epidemiology, clinical features, and therapeutic management of common mood and anxiety disorders, and the impact of poor medication adherence. The course also includes a discussion of strategies that can be employed to improve medication adherence in patients with common chronic psychiatric disorders.
 
Dyslipidemia Management for APRNs New
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this one contact hour course on dyslipidemia management is to provide the APRN with an advanced knowledge of latest pharmaceutical management therapies available for the control of this disorder.
 
Heart Failure Review and Medication Adherence Strategies for APRNs New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this 2 contact hour course for APRNs is to review the basic pathophysiology of heart failure and discuss current pharmacological management options for managing this condition.
 
Hypertension Review and Management Strategies for APRNs New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide an in-depth review of current pharmacological management guidelines for hypertension, so that the nurse can improve medication compliance in hypertensive patients.
 
Spotlight on Antihypertensives
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this continuing education course is to provide an overview of the role of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) in the pathogenesis of hypertension. This will facilitate a comprehensive understanding of the pharmacology of RAAS drugs, including angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs), angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) and direct renin inhibitors (DRIs).
 
Physical Therapists (CPTA) Approved (top)
 
An Overview of Cultural Competence for PTs and PTAs New
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Note: This course is NOT approved for RN's or LPNs, it is only approved for PTs and PTAs.

This continuing education course will provide healthcare professionals with information about cultural competence and how it applies in their practice settings.

This program is approved by The California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA), a CPTA-approved continuing education approver, for California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants.
 
Keeping Your Patients Safe: Infection Prevention Principles New
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Note: This course is NOT approved for RN's or LPNs, it is only approved for PTs and PTAs.

This self study presentation provides the healthcare professional with an overview of infection prevention principles, so that they can proficiently apply general principles of infection prevention to reduce tramsmission of pathogens in the acute care setting.

This program is approved by The California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA), a CPTA-approved continuing education approver, for California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants.
 
Managing Assaultive Behavior In The Health Care Environment New
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Note: This course is NOT approved for RN's or LPNs, it is only approved for PTs and PTAs. If you are not a PT or PTA and need a course on this topic please see the course titled "Managing Assaultive Behavior for Healthcare Professionals."

This 3 contact hour course for Physical Therapists (PTs) and Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs) provides an overview of managing assaultive behavior in the workplace. Learning to recognize the signs of assaultive behavior and preventing behavior that can escalate and lead to violence is essential for the safety of todayís health care professionals.

This program is approved by The California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA), a CPTA-approved continuing education approver, for California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants.
 
Stroke Prevention and Recognition For Physical Therapists New
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Note: This course is NOT approved for RN's or LPNs, it is only approved for PTs and PTAs.

Stroke prevention is a leading public health issue. This two contact hour CE course for Physical Therapists (PTs) and Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs) identifies ways in which healthcare professionals can recognize the early warning signs of stroke and prevent the occurrence of stroke through education. This course reviews primary and secondary stroke prevention tools that healthcare professionals can use to modify risk factors for stroke.

This program is approved by The California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA), a CPTA-approved continuing education approver, for California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants.
 
Professional Nursing Topics (top)
 
A Proactive Approach to Orienting with a Preceptor
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Nurses will find that this 1 credit nursing CE course provides valuable baseline information to aid in developing a positive and effective relationship with a preceptor.
 
Advocating for Yourself and Your Patients: Part 1
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 5 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/06/13 through 11/06/14.

This 5 contact hour course provides the learner with the opportunity to practice advocacy and appropriate assertiveness through the use of case studies and follow up information.
 
Advocating for Yourself and Your Patients: Part 2
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 4 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/06/13 through 11/06/14.

This course demonstrates strategies and techniques that you can use to advocate more successfully for yourself and your patient.
 
Bringing Evidence-Based Practice to Life
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/7/13 through 8/7/14.

Evidence-Based Practice is the wave of the future for nursing and all healthcare professionals. No longer can we rely on the way it was done in the past, we are being challenged to find facts to show that we are providing care in the best way possible. This two contact hour nursing continuing education course introduces the concept, and offers different ways to gain and evaluate evidence-based practice, as well as providing examples to help you operationalize it.
 
Cultural Competence
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/15/13 through 8/15/14.

This continuing education course will provide healthcare professionals with information about cultural competence and how it applies in their practice settings.
 
Development of Skills, Behavior, and Leadership for Charge Nurse Positions
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to focus on development of the skills, behaviors, and principles of leadership that apply to the role of charge nurse.
 
Ethics and the Healthcare Professional
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of Ethics and the Healthcare Professional is to provide healthcare professionals with information about ethics, ethical principles, and Codes of Ethics, and to explore the ethical aspects of situations that healthcare professionals commonly encounter in practice.
 
Focus on Advance Directives
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 9/18/13 through 9/18/14.

This three hour nursing continuing education (CE) course provides an overview of the different types of advance directives that you may see in the course of caring for your patients. It describes not only the types of directives, but when they are used and common misconceptions related to their legality.
 
Hourly Rounding & Fall Prevention: A Winning Strategy
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This one contact hour CE course offers RNs and nurse managers an overview of hourly rounding as a fall prevention strategy. The course suggests ways to develop and implement hourly rounding protocols. Hourly rounding tools are discussed and budgetary considerations for implementing hourly rounding protocols are examined.
 
Managing Assaultive Behavior for Healthcare Professionals
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/23/14 through 7/23/15.

Healthcare professionals will gain insight into managing assaultive behavior (MAB) in this three contact hour nursing education course.
 
Nursing Informatics New
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this one contact hour course is to provide nurses with an overview and basic understanding of how informatics and information technology can be used to improve the delivery of quality patient care.
 
Preceptorship: The Vital Role of the Nurse Manager
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to offer an overview of the role of the nurse manager in staff professional development. This course reviews the concept of preceptorship and its value as a staff development tool.
 
Professional Communication: Speak Up, Speak Well
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 10/25/13 through 10/25/14.

The purpose of this course is to provide the healthcare professionals with tips and tools to improve oral communication, both with patients and with other health team members.
 
Professional Documentation: Safe, Effective and Legal
6 contact hour(s) for $60.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 6 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 10/25/13 through 10/25/14.

Nursing Documentation is a critical element of high quality patient care. This 6 contact hour nursing continuing education course reviews standards for professional documentation.
 
Professional Nursing Practice: An Update
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 5 contact hour nursing continuing education course reviews the three key standards for high quality nursing practice. Using a case study approach this course presents examples of situations and how the standards are used.
 
Stress Relief for the Healthcare Professional
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/31/14 through 1/31/15.

This three contact hour course for healthcare professionals provides up-to-date information about stress, the stress response, stress prevention, and stress management. The course presents research and recommendations specific to the healthcare setting and proven techniques to prevent and relieve stress. Healthcare professionals can use the information to manage their own stress more effectively and prevent burnout, and can use the information to assist patients and their families in managing stress more effectively.
 
The Nurse Manager's Role in Enhancing Patient Satisfaction
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of The Nurse Manager's Role in Enhancing Patient Satisfaction is to provide Nurse Managers with knowledge, skills, and attitudes that facilitate a satisfying experience for their patients. This course has been awarded two (2) contact hours.
 
Psych (top)
 
Caring for Patients with Mental Health Disorders
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/23/14 through 7/23/15.


This course provides nurses and other healthcare providers with guidelines to assist in the identification and care of patients with co-occurring mental and physical health disorders in the acute care setting. The course will meet this goal by providing strategies to identify potential mental health issues, improve communication, identify safety concerns and improve outcomes for this vulnerable patient population.
 
Drug Therapy Management Series Part II: Psychiatric Disorders New
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course aims to improve APRNsí understanding of the epidemiology, clinical features, and therapeutic management of common mood and anxiety disorders, and the impact of poor medication adherence. The course also includes a discussion of strategies that can be employed to improve medication adherence in patients with common chronic psychiatric disorders.
 
Hope Against Suicide: A Care Guide for Healthcare Providers
5 contact hour(s) for $50.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 5 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/23/2014 through 7/23/2015.

Nurses in all healthcare settings can be involved with potentially suicidal patients. This course focuses on identifying and managing the patient at risk for suicide as well as key interventions to assist in recovery.
 
Methamphetamine Abuse
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This one contact hour nursing continuing education course focuses on the crisis of methamphetamine abuse in the U.S. This course discusses the history and current situation of methamphetamine abuse, the types of patients seen, and healthcare issues you may be facing when caring for patients exposed to methamphetamine.
 
Personality Disorders: Identification, Assessment, and Interventions
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 1/25/14 through 1/25/15.

The purpose of this course is to examine the types of personality disorders that can occur. This course will review criteria for assessment and diagnosis, current treatment, and nursing interventions for individuals with a personality disorder.†
 
Substance Abuse: Club Drugs, Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 5/14/14 through 5/14/15.

This 1 contact hour course will provide healthcare workers with information about illegal drugs, drug use, and how drug use can impact patient care.
 
Substance Abuse: Cocaine
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 5/14/14 through 5/14/15.

The purpose of this course is to educate healthcare professionals about cocaine abuse and its effects on the human body.
 
Substance Abuse: Inhalants
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 1 clock hour by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 5/14/14 through 5/14/15.

This one contact hour nursing education course is designed to assist healthcare professionals to identify common products used for inhalant abuse, the associated signs and symptoms of abuse and the treatment that can help prevent serious consequences that can lead to death.
 
Understanding and Managing Major Depressive Disorder
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course on major depressive disorder (MDD) is to educate healthcare professionals on the symptoms, treatment, and management of MDD. The course contains useful information on vulnerable population groups and treatment options for application to individual nursing care plans.
 
Spanish for Nurses (top)
 
Pain Assessment In Your Spanish Speaking Patient: ŅTiene dolor?
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Pain Assessment In Your Spanish Speaking Patient: ŅTiene dolor? is a great introduction to speaking with and understanding your Spanish-speaking patient, with a particular focus on pain assessment and management. This is a great course to introduce you to speaking Spanish with your patients.
 
Spanish for Nurses
20 contact hour(s) for $200.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Spanish for Nurses meets a very real need in today's diverse healthcare environment. Take this course to earn 20 contact hours and learn to communicate with Spanish-speaking patient populations in order to provide high-quality patient care.
 
Stroke Management (top)
 
Activase Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke Management
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Activase Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke is a two contact hour continuing education (CE) course for nurses that highlights the therapeutic use of Activase for certain stroke victims. The course includes a basic review of ischemic stroke and includes the indications, risks and nursing interventions associated with Activase therapy.
 
Acute Ischemic Stroke Management
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide evidence-based literature to help prepare nurses for the challenges the acute ischemic stroke patient may present during their Emergency Department and hospital stay. This course will assist nurses in reviewing assessments and cerebral artery anatomy, stroke scales, laboratory values, radiology testing, medications and nursing interventions which are associated with the treatment of this type of patient.
 
Stroke Prevention and Recognition
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Stroke prevention is a leading public health issue. This two contact hour CE course identifies ways in which healthcare professionals can recognize the early warning signs of stroke and prevent the occurrence of stroke through education. This course reviews primary and secondary stroke prevention tools that healthcare professionals can use to modify risk factors for stroke.
 
Stroke Management (top)
 
The Road to Recovery: Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/7/13 through 8/7/14.

The purpose of this continuing nursing education course is to provide healthcare professionals with information about stroke rehabilitation. The course provides an overview of the purpose of stroke rehabilitation and the nurses' role in rehabilitating the post-stroke patient.
 
State Required Courses (top)
 
Florida Required Courses
 
HIV and AIDS: An Overview
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide a brief overview of HIV and AIDS, the current state of the epidemic, and how HIV is transmitted, diagnosed and managed. The protection of healthcare workers against HIV infection is also reviewed.
This course meets the HIV and AIDS requirements for the Florida Board of Nursing, but also contains general information relevant to healthcare professionals in other states and professions.
 
Intimate Partner Violence
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 3 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/21/13 through 8/21/14.


This 3 contact hour course for nurses and case managers provides an overview of intimate partner violence (IPV), how to screen for IPV in the healthcare setting, and how to provide appropriate nursing interventions. The course includes information about responding to and documenting abuse, making appropriate referrals within the healthcare setting and in the community, and developing an appropriate safety plan. Key components of a physical and mental health assessment for abused women is also included.
This course meets the Florida domestic violence requirement.
 
Medical Error Reduction A Key to Quality Care
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 11/05/13 through 11/05/14.

Reducing medical errors of all types is a key initiative in healthcare organizations across the country and around the world. This nursing continuing education course provides an overview of the issues around medical errors, how to identify and analyze errors using root cause analysis, and some of the key initiatives of national quality organizations.
This course meets the Florida requirement for education on medical error reduction, but is applicable to healthcare professionals from any state.
 
Nursing Practice in Florida: Laws and Rules
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Nursing Practice in Florida: Laws & Rules is a two contact hour course for nurses practicing in the state of Florida. This course covers selected aspects of the laws and rules that govern nursing practice in Florida. This course meets the Florida Board of Nursingís CE requirement for all nurse licensees to complete a two hour course on the laws and rules that govern the practice of nursing in Florida, beginning with the biennium ending in 2015. The course contains content on Chapters 456 and 464 of the Florida Statutes and the rules in Title 64B9 of the Florida Administrative Code.
 
Iowa Required Courses
 
Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour continuing education course for healthcare professionals is designed to educate healthcare professionals about their role and responsibilities as mandatory reporters of dependent adult abuse, as required by the state of Iowa Code. Dependent adult abuse is defined and the role of the mandatory reporter explored in detail.
This course meets the Iowa dependent adult abuse requirement.
 
Iowa: Child Abuse
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course, approved by the Abuse Education Review Panel of the State of Iowa, offers information about child abuse in general, and specifics related to Iowa.
This course meets the Iowa child abuse requirement.
 
Kentucky Required Courses
 
Abusive Head Trauma: A New Name for Shaken Baby Syndrome
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Abusive head trauma, formerly known as Shaken Baby Syndrome, is abuse to the head as a result of violent injury. This two contact hour nursing continuing education course gives healthcare professionals an overview of the predisposing factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of abusive head trauma, and outlines methods to assist the healthcare professional in recognizing and preventing this type of abuse.
 
Kentucky Domestic Violence
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 3 credit course meets the Kentucky Nursing requirement for education about domestic violence. The course reviews child abuse, spouse/intimate partner abuse, elder abuse and abuse of other adults unable to care for themselves.
 
Kentucky HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
Kentucky HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview is a 3 credit nursing continuing education course that meets the Kentucky nursing state requirements for HIV education. This course provides an up-to-date overview of the AIDS epidemic, current standards in managing HIV, complications and other healthcare related issues.
 
Michigan Required Courses
 
Pain Assessment and Management
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this one contact hour course is to provide nurses with an overview of pain assessment and strategies for managing pain. This course will cover material associated with assessment and management of pain with adult and pediatric patients. Pain in the neonate is outside the scope of this course.
 
New Jersey Required Courses
 
New Jersey Organ & Tissue Donation
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to educate registered nurses in the fundamental aspects of organ and tissue donation to meet the New Jersey Board of Nursing state requirement for continuing education in organ donation.
 
Nevada Required Courses
 
Bioterrorism for Nevada Nurses
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 4 contact hour course discusses bioterrorism as a national security issue. For the purposes of this course, bioterrorism will include more than just biological agents. Discussion will include biological, chemical, radiological, and nuclear weapons. Although this course is designed to meet the Nevada state requirements, healthcare workers outside of Nevada may also find it useful.
 
New York Required Courses
 
New York Child Abuse and Maltreatment
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This 3 contact hour nursing education course about child abuse meets the state of New York coursework requirement regarding the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment.

Unlike other RN.com courses, the NY Child Abuse and Maltreatment course requires an additional step to complete. After passing the online post-test, you must print the NY Child Abuse Completion Form (located on the first page of the course material) and FAX or mail the form to RN.com.
 
New York Infection Prevention for Healthcare Professionals
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This three contact hour nursing education course meets the requirements set out by the New York State Department of Health and NY Department of Education, and covers the 6 elements of infection prevention for healthcare professionals in acute care facilities.
 
Ohio Required Courses
 
Ohio Law and Rules
1 contact hour(s) for $10.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This activity will provide one (1) contact hour.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.

Approval valid through 5/17/2015. Assigned ONA # 16192.

Note: As of December 2012, Nurses applying for Ohio licensure by endorsement are required to take two (2) hours of continuing education credit on Ohio Law & Rules. This course will not meet this requirement.
 
Ohio Law and Rules: Alternative Program for Chemically-Dependent Nurses
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This activity will provide two (2.0) Category A contact hours.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.

Approval valid through 11/20/2015. Assigned ONA #16468.

Note: As of December 2012, Nurses applying for Ohio licensure by endorsement are required to take two (2) hours of continuing education credit on Ohio Law & Rules. This course will meet this requirement.
 
Oregon Required Courses
 
Palliative Nursing: Caring for The End Of Life Patient
4 contact hour(s) for $40.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 4 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 8/9/13 through 8/9/14.

Palliative Nursing: Caring for The End-Of-Life Patient is a 4 contact hour continuing education (CE) course for palliative healthcare professionals. The course provides a palliative care perspective to managing common end-of-life symptoms, and includes physical, emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual dimensions of care. This offering also provides realistic patient situations to challenge the learner's critical thinking skills.
This course partially meets the Oregon State Board of Nursing requirement for pain management.
 
Puerto Rico Required Courses
 
A Comprehensive Guide to Hepatitis C: Infection, Testing, and Treatment
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide you with a comprehensive overview of HCV, from the basics of the virus to current algorithms for treatment. Increasing your knowledge about HCV will enable you to be an informed provider of care, utilizing evidence-based research.
 
Hepatitis B: Pathophysiology, Protection, and Patients
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This course is approved for 2 clock hours by Commission on Case Manager Certification from 7/8/14 through 7/8/15.

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a functional knowledge of hepatitis B infection (HBV), how it differs from other types of hepatitis viruses, and how to assist in the care of patients diagnosed with chronic HBV.
 
HIV and AIDS: An Overview
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide a brief overview of HIV and AIDS, the current state of the epidemic, and how HIV is transmitted, diagnosed and managed. The protection of healthcare workers against HIV infection is also reviewed.
This course meets the HIV and AIDS requirements for the Florida Board of Nursing, but also contains general information relevant to healthcare professionals in other states and professions.
 
HIV and AIDS: Testing and Reporting Guidelines
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this course is to provide a brief overview of HIV and AIDS, the current state of the epidemic, and how some specific state testing and reporting requirements may be implemented. This course provides a general overview of several state's testing and reporting guidelines, but is not specifically approved by any state boards of nursing. To access a state approved HIV & AIDS course, please refer to RN.com's course list and select a course under "State Required Courses".
 
Texas Required Courses
 
Forensic Evidence Collection for Nurses
2 contact hour(s) for $20.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
This two contact hour continuing education course for nurses provides an introduction to forensic nursing with an emphasis on evidence collection associated with sexual assault.
This course meets the Texas requirement for forensic evidence collection for nurses working in or floating to the emergency department.
 
Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics for Texas Nurses
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics for Texas Nurses is to inform nurses about the Texas Nurse Practice Act and Board of Nursing (BON) Rules, including Board Rule 217.11, Standards of Nursing Practice, Texas BON Position Statements, principles of nursing ethics, and professional boundaries. An additional purpose is to satisfy the Texas BON requirement for two contact hours of continuing nursing education on this topic every third license renewal cycle.
 
West Virginia Required Courses
 
West Virginia Best Practice Prescribing and Drug Diversion Training
3 contact hour(s) for $30.00 (FREE to Unlimited Subscribers)
The purpose of this 3 contact hour presentation is to provide healthcare professionals with information regarding the safe administration and dispensing of controlled substances to patients, and the abuse or misuse of illicit drugs in West Virginia (WV).
 
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